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==Overview==
 
In [[anatomy]], the '''radial veins''' are [[venae comitantes]] that accompany the [[radial artery]] through the back of the hand and the lateral aspect of the [[forearm]].  They join the [[ulnar veins]] to form the [[brachial veins]].
 
In [[anatomy]], the '''radial veins''' are [[venae comitantes]] that accompany the [[radial artery]] through the back of the hand and the lateral aspect of the [[forearm]].  They join the [[ulnar veins]] to form the [[brachial veins]].
  
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Latest revision as of 14:21, 6 September 2012

Vein: Radial veins
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The deep veins of the upper extremity. (Radial deep veins labeled at bottom right.)
Latin venae radiales
Gray's subject #172 663
Source deep palmar venous arch
Drains to brachial veins
Artery radial artery
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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]


Overview

In anatomy, the radial veins are venae comitantes that accompany the radial artery through the back of the hand and the lateral aspect of the forearm. They join the ulnar veins to form the brachial veins.

They follow the same course as the radial artery.

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